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There have been 1,458 implants of 13 different artificial heart designs performed between 1969 and 2014.
Two-time World Series champion and 2006 World Series MVP has a history of family members who have received kidney transplants and who have donated their kidneys Orlando,
More than 1,100 Lives Saved Due to the Generosity of Donors PHILADELPHIA, Jan.
As his heart disease worsened, Californian Steve Williams feared he would die in his sleep.
19 patients who are not eligible for a donor heart transplant will participate in the pivotal clinical study to evaluate the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart for permanent use. TUCSON,
Former NHL player Gates Orlando will appear on the Donate Life entry as a donor heart recipient after he was bridged to transplant with the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart. TUCSON,
With the Freedom portable driver powering the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart, patients are now able to choose alternative transportation other than driving to the hospital for their donor heart transplant. TUCSON,
SynCardia was honored for its Freedom portable driver that powers the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart.
Case series in The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation discusses how 3D imaging software helps make more patients eligible for the life-saving SynCardia Heart implant even if they don't meet
ANDOVER, Mass., Oct.
The artificial heart, a mechanical heart replacement, is typically used in order to bridge the time to heart transplant or to replace the heart in case a transplant is impossible. Often ventricular assist devices are confused with mechanical hearts because the assist the heart through pumps. They are also different from a cardiopulmonary bypass machine which is an external device used to provide the function of the heart and lungs. CPBs are usually only used for a few hours at a time,...
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